The Biden budget plan released yesterday proposes some $6 trillion of spending this year and $300 billion of new taxes – even though COVID is basically over and states are still flush with cash from the money they received from the feds in 2020 and 2021.
With a U.S. population of 330 million, Congress is now spending just a tad under $20,000 per citizen and more than $50,000 for every family in America. Are you getting your money’s worth?
Republicans should be demanding sweeping cuts in waste, fat, fraud, graft, and duplication from federal agencies before raising even one dime of new taxes. As the item below shows, there are hundreds of billions to be saved without any reduction in vital services.